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An excerpt from www.HouseOfNames.com archives copyright 2000 - 2014

Origins Available: English, Scottish

Where did the English Stimson family come from? What is the English Stimson family crest and coat of arms? When did the Stimson family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Stimson family history?


Spelling variations of this family name include: Stevenson, Stephenson, Stephinson, Stevenston, Steenson, Stenson, Steinson and many more.

First found in Northumberland where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say before the Norman Conquest in 1066.


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Stimson research. Another 249 words(18 lines of text) covering the years 1150, 1296, 1455, 1764, 1850, and 1894 are included under the topic Early Stimson History in all our PDF Extended History products.


Another 28 words(2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Stimson Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.


Some of the Stimson family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 263 words(19 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products.


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Stimson Settlers in the United States in the 17th Century

  • John Stimson, who landed in New England in 1645

Stimson Settlers in the United States in the 19th Century

  • J Stimson, who landed in San Francisco, California in 1851


  • Henry Lewis Stimson (1867-1950), American statesman, lawyer and Republican Party politician
  • Lewis Atterbury Stimson (1844-1917), American surgeon
  • Charles Douglas "Cully" Stimson (b. 1963), former American career appointee at the Pentagon
  • Carl Remus Stimson (1894-1936), American Major League Baseball relief pitcher
  • Hugh McBirney Stimson (1931-2011), American sinologist and linguist
  • Charlie Thomas F. Stimson (b. 1992), English footballer
  • Frederic Jesup Stimson (1855-1943), United States Ambassador to Argentina 19151921


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The Stimson Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Stimson Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

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